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Latest items for ERBG-LAW-1

June 14, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
Countries: Nigeria
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

"Gender-based discrimination in employment and occupation occurred (see section 6, Women). No laws bar women from particular fields of employment, but women often experienced discrimination under traditional and religious practices. The Nigeria Police Regulations provide for special recruitment requirements and conditions of service applying to women, particularly the criteria and provisions relating to pregnancy and marital status. NGOs expressed concern over continued discrimination against women in the private sector, particularly in access to employment, promotion to higher professional positions, and salary equity. According to credible reports, many businesses implemented a “get pregnant, get fired” policy. Women remained underrepresented in the formal sector but played active and vital roles in the...more
June 11, 2019, 12:13 p.m.
Countries: China
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1, LO-LAW-1, IAD-LAW-1, AFE-LAW-1

"The law provides for equality in ownership of property, inheritance rights, access to education, and equal pay for equal work" (56).
June 10, 2019, 4:14 p.m.
Countries: Mozambique
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

"The Government has also passed the Labour Law, Law 23/2007 of 1 August, which consecrates the principle of equality and non-discrimination based on sex and supports the implementation of the principle of equal opportunities through the increment of the participation of women in the labour market" (20). "One of the gaps of the present law is that it does not include workers of the informal sector, whose majority are women" (20).
June 4, 2019, 4:55 p.m.
Countries: Austria
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

"As a result of the 2011 Amendment to the GlBG, legal access for people affected by wage discrimination was increased. The Amendment improved transparency rules, expanded the right of the GAW to obtain information and increased investigation possibilities during the procedure before the Equal Treatment Commission" (39).
June 3, 2019, 7:47 p.m.
Countries: Turkmenistan
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

"The government restricted women from working in some dangerous and environmentally unsafe jobs" (p. 23).
May 30, 2019, 11:13 p.m.
Countries: Uzbekistan
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

"Legal status and rights are the same for men and women, except the labor code prohibits women from working in many industries open to men" (27).
May 28, 2019, 5:40 p.m.
Countries: Yemen
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

"Labor laws and regulations prohibit discrimination with regard to race, sex, color, beliefs, language, or disability, and specifically state, 'Women shall be equal with men in relation to conditions of employment and employment rights'" (48).
May 27, 2019, 1:48 p.m.
Countries: Netherlands
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

"The Committee welcomes the State party’s efforts to improve its policy framework aimed at accelerating the elimination of discrimination against women and promoting gender equality, such as the adoption of the following: (a) National Programme of Action to Combat Discrimination, in 2016; (b) Action Plan on Discrimination in the Labour Market, in 2014" (2).
May 24, 2019, 11:13 a.m.
Countries: Laos
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

"The law also prohibits the employment of pregnant women and new mothers in occupations deemed hazardous to women’s reproductive health. The law requires the transfer of women working in such jobs to less demanding positions, and they are entitled to maintain the same salary or wage" (p. 24).
May 21, 2019, 9:35 p.m.
Countries: Montenegro
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

A woman in Montenegro can legally get a job in the same way as a man. Women cannot work the same night hours as men. Women are not able to work in jobs deemed hazardous, arduous, or morally inappropriate. Women are not able to perform the same tasks at work as men. Women cannot work in the same industries as men (115). The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are equal. The mandatory retirement ages for women and men are equal (115).
May 21, 2019, 8:59 p.m.
Countries: Mongolia
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

A woman in Mongolia can legally get a job in the same way as a man. Women can work the same night hours as men. Women are able to work in jobs deemed hazardous, arduous, or morally inappropriate. Women are not able to perform the same tasks at work as men. Women can work in the same industries as men (115). The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are equalThe mandatory retirement ages for men and women are equal (115).
May 21, 2019, 3:24 p.m.
Countries: Mozambique
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

A woman in Mozambique can legally get a job in the same way as a man. Women can work the same night hours as men. Women are not able to work in jobs deemed hazardous, arduous, or morally inappropriate. Women are able to perform the same tasks at work as men. Women can work in the same industries as men (116). The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are not equal. The mandatory retirement ages for men and women are not the same (116).
May 21, 2019, 2:47 p.m.
Countries: Morocco
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

A woman in Morocco can legally get a job in the same way as a man. Women can work the same night hours as men. Women are not able to work in jobs deemed hazardous, arduous, or morally inappropriate. Women are not able to perform the same tasks at work as men. Women cannot work in the same industries as men (116). The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are equal. The mandatory retirement ages for men aand women are the same (116).
May 21, 2019, 10:09 a.m.
Countries: Burma/Myanmar
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

A woman in Myanmar can legally get a job in the same way as a man. Women can work the same night hours as men. Women are able to work in jobs deemed hazardous, arduous, or morally inappropriate. Women are able to perform the same tasks at work as men. Women cannot work in the same industries as men (117).
May 20, 2019, 2:23 p.m.
Countries: Namibia
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

A woman in Namibia can legally get a job in the same way as a man. Women can work the same night hours as men. Women are able to work in jobs deemed hazardous, arduous, or morally inappropriate. Women are able to perform the same tasks at work as men. Women can work in the same industries as men (117). The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are equal (117).
May 20, 2019, 1:57 p.m.
Countries: Netherlands
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

A woman in the Netherlands can legally get a job in the same way as a man. Women can work the same night hours as men. Women are able to work in jobs deemed hazardous, arduous, or morally inappropriate. Women are able to perform the same tasks at work as men. Women can work in the same industries as men (118). The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are equal (118).
May 20, 2019, 1:17 p.m.
Countries: Nepal
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

A woman in Nepal can legally get a job in the same way as a man. Women cannot work the same night hours as men. Women are able to work in jobs deemed hazardous, arduous, or morally inappropriate. Women are not able to perform the same tasks at work as men. Women can work in the same industries as men (118). The mandatory retirement age for men and women are the same (118).
May 18, 2019, 7:50 p.m.
Countries: Nicaragua
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

A woman in Nicaragua can legally get a job in the same way as a man. Women can work the same night hours as men. Women are able to work in jobs deemed hazardous, arduous, or morally inappropriate. Women are not able to perform the same tasks at work as men. Women can work in the same industries as men (119). The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are equal (119).
May 18, 2019, 7:03 p.m.
Countries: New Zealand
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

A woman in New Zealand can legally get a job in the same way as a man. Women can work the same night hours as men. Women are able to work in jobs deemed hazardous, arduous, or morally inappropriate. Women are able to perform the same tasks at work as men. Women can work in the same industries as men (119). The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are equal (119).
May 17, 2019, 2:02 p.m.
Countries: Nigeria
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

A woman in Nigeria can legally get a job in the same way as a man. Women can work the same night hours as men. Women are able to work in jobs deemed hazardous, arduous, or morally inappropriate. Women are not able to perform the same tasks at work as men. Women cannot work in the same industries as men (120). The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are equal (120).
May 17, 2019, 1:29 p.m.
Countries: Niger
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

A woman in Niger cannot legally get a job in the same way as a man. Women can work the same night hours as men. Women are not able to work in jobs deemed hazardous, arduous, or morally inappropriate. Women are not able to perform the same tasks at work as men. Women cannot work in the same industries as men (120). The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are equal (120).
May 16, 2019, 5:06 p.m.
Countries: Oman
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

A woman in Oman can legally get a job in the same way as a man. Women cannot work the same night hours as men. Women are not able to work in jobs deemed hazardous, arduous, or morally inappropriate. Women are able to perform the same tasks at work as men. Women can work in the same industries as men (121). The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are not equal. The ages at which women and men can retire with partial pension benefits are equal. The mandatory retirement ages for men and women are equal (121).
May 16, 2019, 4:24 p.m.
Countries: Norway
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

A woman in Norway can legally get a job in the same way as a man. Women can work the same night hours as men. Women are able to work in jobs deemed hazardous, arduous, or morally inappropriate. Women are able to perform the same tasks at work as men. Women can work in the same industries as men (121). The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are equal. The ages at which women and men can retire with partial pension benefits are equal (121).
May 16, 2019, 3:50 p.m.
Countries: Pakistan
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

A woman in Pakistan can legally get a job in the same way as a man. Women cannot work the same night hours as men. Women are not able to work in jobs deemed hazardous, arduous, or morally inappropriate. Women are not able to perform the same tasks at work as men. Women cannot work in the same industries as men (122). The ages at which men and women cannot retire with full pension benefits are equal. The ages at which women and men cannot retire with partial pension benefits are not equal (122).
May 16, 2019, 2:56 p.m.
Countries: Papua New Guinea
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

A woman in Papua New Guinea can legally get a job in the same way as a man. Women can work the same night hours as men. Women are not able to work in jobs deemed hazardous, arduous, or morally inappropriate. Women are able to perform the same tasks at work as men. Women cannot work in the same industries as men (123). The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are equal (123).
May 16, 2019, 2:01 p.m.
Countries: Panama
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

A woman in Panama can legally get a job in the same way as a man. Women can work the same night hours as men. Women are not able to work in jobs deemed hazardous, arduous, or morally inappropriate. Women are able to perform the same tasks at work as men. Women can work in the same industries as men (123). The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are not equal. The ages at which women and men can retire with partial pension benefits are not equal (123).
May 15, 2019, 7:58 p.m.
Countries: Cambodia
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

"The law prohibits employment discrimination based on race, color, sex, disability, religion, political opinion, birth, social origin, or union membership" (36).
May 15, 2019, 2:45 p.m.
Countries: Peru
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

A woman in Peru can legally get a job in the same way as a man. Women can work the same night hours as men. Women are able to work in jobs deemed hazardous, arduous, or morally inappropriate. Women are able to perform the same tasks at work as men. Women can work in the same industries as men (124). The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are equal. The mandatory retirement ages for men and women are the same (124).
May 15, 2019, 2:12 p.m.
Countries: Paraguay
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

A woman in Paraguay can legally get a job in the same way as a man. Women can work the same night hours as men. Women are able to work in jobs deemed hazardous, arduous, or morally inappropriate. Women are able to perform the same tasks at work as men. Women can work in the same industries as men (124). The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are equal. The ages at which women and men can retire with partial pension benefits are equal (124).
May 15, 2019, 1:18 p.m.
Countries: Poland
Variables: ERBG-LAW-1

A woman in Poland can legally get a job in the same way as a man. Women can work the same night hours as men. Women are able to work in jobs deemed hazardous, arduous, or morally inappropriate. Women are able to perform the same tasks at work as men. Women can work in the same industries as men (125). The ages at which men and women can retire with full pension benefits are not equal (125).